Bird & Bird has promoted Anna Shashina, the head of its London-based Russian desk, to partner.
In recent years, Russia has experienced intense development in its automotive industry. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the subsequent deep economic crisis, it quickly became apparent that the Russia’s automotive industry was unable to meet the needs of the newly developing automotive market in Russia. National producers lost market share to foreign manufacturers despite high import custom rates. Russian consumers were not willing to buy technically outdated national products and were looking for foreign brands.
Dentons has represented a pool of leading international financial institutions including the Asian Development Bank, European Investment Bank, International Finance Corp, and responsAbility Investments AG.as creditors to Azerbaijan's AccessBank, on the successful debt restructuring and recapitalization of the bank.
The Russian Arbitration Association are proud to invite you to the III Annual Conference on Assets Tracing, Injunctions, Experts and 3d Party Funding on June 6 in Moscow.
“From the perspective of a finance lawyer, my general observation is that the biggest problem is of course the political issue,” says Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Olga Davydava, referring to the sanctions imposed by the United States and European Union. “The political situation really affects the legal market.”
Baker Botts has acted for PAO Novatek, one of the largest independent natural gas producers in Russia, on the sale of a ten percent participation interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project to Total S.A.. The transaction was signed on March 4, 2019, and it is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2019.
The 3rd Annual Private Equity and M&A Conference will take place on 11-12 April 2019 in Moscow
6th Annual RAA Conference, Moscow, Russia Marriott Grand Hotel on April 25,2019
The pharmaceutical market is one of the fastest growing markets in Russia, and despite external and internal issues, it is set to grow even further. Foreign pharma companies are expanding into Russia and quite often, at the initial stage, they do not have subsidiaries but are mostly focused on marketing and promotional activities through representative offices. They should, however, consider the approach of the Russian tax authorities in taxing foreign representative offices (ROs) and consider alternative distribution arrangements.
St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 2019, May 14-18, 2019, St. Petersburg, Russia